OAKLAND -- The biggest "Matchup to Watch" in my Raiders-Detroit game preview was the one between Raiders cornerback Stanford Routt and Lions receiver Calvin Johnson.And while Routt fared
ALAMEDA -- The last time the Raiders suffered a pair of disheartening defeats it appeared as though they were circling the drain -- home losses to Kansas City and Denver by a cumulative 66-24.
It would be unfair and, really, false to say the Raiders are playing with house money in taking on unbeaten and untied defending Super Bowl champ Green Bay in their house on Sunday.Besides, the Rai
The Tyvon Branch-to-the-Pro Bowl bandwagon is picking up passengersand speed."Tyvon is, in my mind, a Pro Bowl player, without a doubt," Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan said
The Raiders should want nothing to do with the the Pro Bowl.Yes, it would be nice to be selected for the NFL's annual all-star game.